Mock the Week

The WORST episodes of Mock the Week

Every episode of Mock the Week ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Mock the Week!

Mock the Week is a political comedy improv show from the producers of Whose Line Is It Anyway? The series features teams of comedians improvising sketches about current political events in a humorous and satirical manner. Mock the Week stars Dara O'Briain and features regulars Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons who are joined by celebrity guests each week.

Last Updated: 8/8/2022Network: BBC Two
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Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Jo Brand, Rory Bremner, Al Murray, John Oliver
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4.92
62 votes

#1 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Jo Brand, Rory Bremner, Al Murray, John Oliver

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/19/2005

Team 1 : John Oliver Rory Bremner Al Murray Team 2 : Jo Brand Hugh Dennis Frankie Boyle Rounds : Head Liners Between the Lines On the Spot If this is the Answer What is the Question? Ask the Politicians Scene's We'd Like to See

Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Linda Smith, Rory Bremner, Jeremy Hardy, John Oliver
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6.49
137 votes

#2 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Linda Smith, Rory Bremner, Jeremy Hardy, John Oliver

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/5/2005

Team 1: John Oliver Rory Bremner Jeremy Hardy Team 2: Frankie Boyle Linda Smith Hugh Dennis Rounds: Wheel of News Bombshell Phone Calls Headliners Prime Minister's Questions Dating Videos - (Michael Jackson, George Galloway, and Jacques Chirac) Scenes We'd Like to See

Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Mark Watson, Andy Parsons, Jon Culshaw, Ian Stone
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6.53
51 votes

#3 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Mark Watson, Andy Parsons, Jon Culshaw, Ian Stone

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/5/2006

Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Michael McIntyre, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Mark Watson
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6.53
49 votes

#4 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Michael McIntyre, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Mark Watson

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/31/2008

Hosted by Dara O'Briain, with regulars Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard joined by guests Michael McIntyre and Mark Watson.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan, Josh Widdicombe
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6.75
12 votes

#5 - Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan, Josh Widdicombe

Season 11 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/11/2012

Dara O Briain and the regulars laugh at another week's events with guests Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan and Josh Widdicombe.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Adam Bloom, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Gina Yashere
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7.07
15 votes

#6 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Adam Bloom, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Gina Yashere

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/18/2008

Hosted by Dara O'Briain, with regulars Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard who are joined by guests Adam Bloom and Gina Yashere.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Lucy Porter, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, David Mitchell
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7.17
47 votes

#7 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Lucy Porter, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, David Mitchell

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/21/2008

Hosted by Dara O'Briain, with regulars Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard who are joined by guests David Mitchell and Lucy Porter.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Tom Allen, Angela Barnes, Rhys James, Nigel Ng , Athena Kugblenu
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7.18
45 votes

#8 - Tom Allen, Angela Barnes, Rhys James, Nigel Ng , Athena Kugblenu

Season 19 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/22/2020

Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis return to the topical comedy show in the company of guests Tom Allen, Angela Barnes, Rhys James, Nigel Ng and Athena Kugblenu.

Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Mark Watson, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, David Mitchell
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7.24
50 votes

#9 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Mark Watson, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, David Mitchell

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/11/2007

Angela Barnes, Ed Gamble, Rhys James, Maisie Adam, Michael Odewale
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7.25
32 votes

#10 - Angela Barnes, Ed Gamble, Rhys James, Maisie Adam, Michael Odewale

Season 19 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/26/2020

Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis look back on world events from the last seven days in the company of guests Angela Barnes, Ed Gamble, Rhys James, Maisie Adam and Michael Odewale.

Tom Allen, Ed Byrne, Rhys James, Milton Jones, Deborah Frances-White
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7.29
42 votes

#11 - Tom Allen, Ed Byrne, Rhys James, Milton Jones, Deborah Frances-White

Season 17 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/14/2018

Dara Ó Briain and Hugh Dennis look back on another weeks worth of news in the company of guests Tom Allen, Ed Byrne, Rhys James, Milton Jones and Deborah Frances-White.

Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Jo Brand, Rory Bremner, Andy Parsons, Mark Steel
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7.32
97 votes

#12 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Jo Brand, Rory Bremner, Andy Parsons, Mark Steel

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/12/2005

Team 1: Andy Parsons Rory Bremner Mark Steel Team 2: Jo Brand Hugh Dennis Frankie Boyle Rounds: Headliners Between the Lines Stand Up Sit Down If this is the answer, what is the Question? Prime Minister's Questions Dating Videos - Cherie Blair and Russell Crowe Scene's We'd Like to See

Clips Show - Best of Series 3
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7.33
12 votes

#13 - Clips Show - Best of Series 3

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/26/2006

Angela Barnes, Desiree Burch, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones, Glenn Moore
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7.36
59 votes

#14 - Angela Barnes, Desiree Burch, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones, Glenn Moore

Season 17 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/28/2018

Dara Ó Briain and Hugh Dennis check out the week's news from around the globe in the company of guests Angela Barnes, Desiree Burch, Ed Byrne, Milton Jones and Glenn Moore.

Angela Barnes, Ed Gamble, Rhys James, Nish Kumar, Tiff Stevenson
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7.36
47 votes

#15 - Angela Barnes, Ed Gamble, Rhys James, Nish Kumar, Tiff Stevenson

Season 17 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/7/2018

Dara Ó Briain and Hugh Dennis look back on another eventful week around the world with the help of guests Angela Barnes, Ed Gamble, Rhys James, Nish Kumar and Tiff Stevenson.

Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne, Rhys James, Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor
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7.37
52 votes

#16 - Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne, Rhys James, Nish Kumar, Ellie Taylor

Season 18 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/6/2019

Dara Ó Briain and Hugh Dennis look through another week’s events with guests Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne, Rhys James, Nish Kumar and Ellie Taylor.

Maisie Adam, Eshaan Akbar, Ed Byrne, Sophie Duker, Ed Gamble
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7.37
38 votes

#17 - Maisie Adam, Eshaan Akbar, Ed Byrne, Sophie Duker, Ed Gamble

Season 19 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/29/2020

Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis look back on another tumultuous week in the company of guests Maisie Adam, Eshaan Akbar, Ed Byrne, Sophie Duker and Ed Gamble.

Best of Series 7 So Far
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7.40
15 votes

#18 - Best of Series 7 So Far

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/20/2009

Clips Show - Best of Series 7 So Far and out-takes.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Maisie Adam, Ed Byrne, Ed Gamble, Sukh Ojla, Mark Simmons
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7.41
34 votes

#19 - Maisie Adam, Ed Byrne, Ed Gamble, Sukh Ojla, Mark Simmons

Season 19 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/5/2020

Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis look back on another crazy week in the company of guests Maisie Adam, Ed Byrne, Ed Gamble, Sukh Ojla and Mark Simmons.

Miles Jupp, Romesh Ranganathan, Rob Beckett, Tiffany Stevenson
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7.42
73 votes

#20 - Miles Jupp, Romesh Ranganathan, Rob Beckett, Tiffany Stevenson

Season 14 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/2/2015

Dara O Briain and the team return for another episode of the topical comedy featuring guests Rob Beckett, Miles Jupp, Romesh Ranganathan and Tiff Stevenson.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Michael McIntyre, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Ben Norris
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7.46
78 votes

#21 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Michael McIntyre, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Ben Norris

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/20/2007

Hosted by Dara O'Briain, with Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons, plus special guests Michael McIntyre and Ben Norris.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Gina Yashere, Rory Bremner, Andy Parsons, Greg Proops
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7.46
80 votes

#22 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Gina Yashere, Rory Bremner, Andy Parsons, Greg Proops

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/17/2006

Team 1: Andy Parsons Rory Bremner Greg Proops Team 2: Frankie Boyle Hugh Dennis Gina Yashere Rounds: Head Liners Round and Round it Goes Where it Lands, Make Some Jokes. If this is the Answer, What is the Question? Ask the Politicians.

Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Gina Yashere, Rory Bremner, Al Murray, John Oliver
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7.46
84 votes

#23 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Gina Yashere, Rory Bremner, Al Murray, John Oliver

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/27/2006

Team 1 : John Oliver Rory Bremner Al Murray Team 2 : Frankie Boyle Hugh Dennis Gina Yashere Rounds : If this is the Answer What is the Question? Bomb Shell Phone Calls Spinning the News Head Liners Ask the Politicians Scenes We'd Like to See

Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Rhod Gilbert, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Lauren Laverne
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7.47
79 votes

#24 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Rhod Gilbert, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Lauren Laverne

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/26/2007

Hosted by Dara O'Briain, with regulars Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard, joined by guests Lauren Laverne and Rhod Gilbert.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd
Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Michael McIntyre, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Lucy Porter
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7.49
78 votes

#25 - Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Michael McIntyre, Andy Parsons, Russell Howard, Lucy Porter

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/10/2008

Dara O'Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis, Frankie Boyle, Andy Parsons and Russell Howard are joined by the guests Michael McIntyre and Lucy Porter.

Directors: Geraldine Dowd

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